Their seasons are over, and now is their time to shine. They were the outstanding high school performers of fields, courses and courts throughout Eastern Massachusetts this fall, some leading their teams to championships, all establishing standards of excellence and dedication. The Globe and Boston.com salutes these special athletes in our annual fall All-Scholastics feature.
Xaverian's Alex Phelan is an undefeated champion. He leads a crop of accomplished young men who have the hardware and numbers to back up their place on this list.
An impressive win in the McIntyre Invitational was just one of many triumphs this season for John Bleday. See all the extraordinary runners here.
Winchester All-Scholastic Hillary Savoy (right) savors a win with teammates. Quite a number of girls on this list had a lot of celebrating to do.
Alexa Korsberg, a member of Andover's state champion 400 freestyle relay team, helped the team dominate three relay events. There's more than Andover on this list.